Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Four Color #386 Uncle Scrooge (Dell, 1952) CGC VF/NM 9.0 Off-white to white pages. Featuring the story "Only A Poor Old Man" by Carl Barks, this would be the very first cover appearance of Uncle Scrooge. This was also the first of three starring appearances in the Four Color title for the miserly duck. Donald, Huey, Dewey, and Louie appear as well, to help ease the old duck into stardom. The cover and interior art are by quintessential "Duck Man" Carl Barks. Considered to be the the first issue of the Uncle Scrooge series. Overstreet 2011 VF/NM 9.0 value = $3,310; NM- 9.2 value = $5,000. CGC census 2/12: 13 in 9.0, 11 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1018810001 and purchase grader's notes if available.

    More information about Four Color.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    22nd-24th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 646

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Feb 22, 2012 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 12 days left to consign to the 2021 October 2 - 3 International Comic & Original Art Signature Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I wouldn’t hesitate for a minute to recommend you to other comic book collectors or owners of fine arts.
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search